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Chiara Menage

Chiara Menage

Chiara Menage began her career producing music videos and commercials, with clients including U2, Sinead O'Connor, Nick Cave, Bryan Ferry, Coca Cola and Air France. These projects gave her a broad range of production experience as well as the funding to develop and produce shorts and experimental films. In a long term collaboration with acclaimed director and video artist John Maybury, which began in 1992, they pioneered new developments in video technology.

In 1992, Menage produced Maybury's Remembrance Of Things Fast, starring Tilda Swinton and Rupert Everett. For the next few years, they created various video installations for a number of international galleries and art festivals. In 1998 Menage produced her first feature film, the critically acclaimed Love Is The Devil (Study For A Portrait Of Francis Gibson). Written and directed by John Maybury, the film starred Derek Jacobi, Daniel Craig and Tilda Swinton.

In 2001, Menage set up Autonomous with producer Cat Villiers. The first of the projects from that association was Kiss Of Life in 2003 which she and Villiers Executive Produced. Written and directed by Emily Young, the film stars Peter Mullan, Ingeborga Dapkunaite and David Warner.


Note: This profile was written in or before 2006.

Chiara Menage Facts

OccupationProducer

Selected Filmography

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